Polsinelli is governed by a 17-member Board of Directors led by Chairman and CEO W. Russell Welsh, and deliberately comprised of attorneys spanning two to 40 years of tenure at the firm in order to infuse the experiences and best practices of the leading Am Law firms at which board members previously practiced.  The firm’s day-to-day leadership is provided by Mr. Welsh, along with Department Chairs, Dan Flanigan (Financial Services and Real Estate), Russell S. Jones, Jr. (Litigation), Frank Ross, Jr. (Business), and Patrick C. Woolley (Intellectual Property).

Board of Directors

Department Chairs


Administrative Leadership